High CPU Utilization on Windows 2000

Mark_Andrews at isc.org Mark_Andrews at isc.org
Mon Jun 17 00:45:51 UTC 2002

> I have installed Bind 9.2.1 on Windows 2000 Professional on a dual
> pentium II system. After a little while, the bind process continuously
> uses about 33% of the total cpu available, about 2/3 of one cpu even
> if there are no requests coming in. Has anyone else seen this
> behavior? How do I troubleshoot this?


	I also believe you are seeing a statistical anomaly in the
	way windows computes cpu utilisation.  BIND 9.2.1 is busier
	but it is not 33 times busier than 9.2.0 and most people
	don't see any cpu utilisation for 9.2.0.  This is not to
	say the issue in not going to be addressed.

> schmandel
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> Ah, for the old days when liquor was plentiful, life was 
> sacred, and the Kennedys drowned their women one at a time.
Mark Andrews, Internet Software Consortium
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